The Roman Catholic Church in Gibraltar is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope and Curia in Rome. There are an estimated 23,000 baptised Catholics in Gibraltar, making up 86 percent of the population.
Gibraltar is a single diocese led by the Bishop of Gibraltar and immediately subject to the Holy See. The present incumbent is Bishop Ralph Heskett C.Ss.R.
Places of worship
The primary centre of Catholic worship in Gibraltar is the Cathedral, but there are also six churches and a shrine.